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  • How do you solve a problem like Anushka?

    How do you solve a problem like Anushka?

    Dear Anushka,
    Whaatup? Wassup? Howdy? Satsri akal? I have so much to tell you. These are random thoughts, so don’t look for a link.

  • What, men,  why men?

    What, men, why men?

    What men, why you attacking us, men? What my fader did to your fader, huh? Accha, you tink I’m being paranoid about us Catlicks being targeted?

  • Angst in the time of adolescence

    Angst in the time of adolescence

    Talk to me, dear teenager, you awesome 16-year-old, child adult, social media czar, downloader of every kind of app, selfie expert -- I need to get into your head, under your skin, without treading on your privacy

  • I'm Whatszapped!

    I'm Whatszapped!

    I'm a part of 125 WhatsApp groups. Yes, can't believe it na? I've been told it’s a Guiness Book of World Records fact

  • How the udder half lives

    How the udder half lives

    So ‘they’ve’ banned cow slaughter in Maharashtra. It’s all a bit strange to me

  • Of Birdmen and Budapest Hotels

    Of Birdmen and Budapest Hotels

    I love the concept of the Academy Awards. Especially the films that make their way through the Odyssey-like journey to the Oscars.

  • The world this weak

    The world this weak

    What a fortnight it has been. I’ve been interviewing many a celebrity with my tough-talking microphone, a la Barkha Dutt

  • Muffler man 3

    Muffler man 3

    So, I’M onto the final screenplay draft of my superhero blockbuster MUFFLER MAN 3. (Sadly MUFFLER MAN 1 and MUFFLER MAN 2 tanked badly at the box office

  • AIB Boys, oh boy!

    AIB Boys, oh boy!

    So All-India Bakchod dudes, how’s it going? I can only imagine what the last three days have been like

  • Namobama!

    Namobama!

    So the gum-chewing Barackbhai and the Bibhu Mohapatra-sporting Michelleben flew out of Bharat leaving a trail of N-deals and multi-cuisine meals behind them

  • When did we lose 'honest'?

    When did we lose 'honest'?

    My neighbourhood video store is shutting shop. “Why Shaileshbhai, what’s the problem?” “Sir, the pirated market is doing ‘bharpoor’ business

  • No debate. No questions asked

    No debate. No questions asked

    He wondered where the art of ‘debate’ stood in modern India — well, at least regarding certain topics. Some issues seem to have come down to a one-sided argument

  • I am Charlie,  I'm a cartoon

    I am Charlie, I'm a cartoon

    I am Calvin & Hobbs. I am Charlie Brown. But I take it a step further. I am Charlie Hebdo. I am Charlie. Je
    suis Charlie

  • Do you have the iPhone 15?

    Do you have the iPhone 15?

    Apple CEO Tim Cook called me last evening

  • Santa's India visit

    Santa's India visit

    Santa Claus looked at himself in the mirror. What he saw was a horizontally- challenged man in a red night suit. Enough is enough, he swore, his new year resolution, no more carbs at night

  • As we steadily go mad

    As we steadily go mad

    My mind is in a whirl as we, in the sub-continent, head steadily towards mass insanity. At a micro level, the BMC has chosen to dig up 350 arterial roads simultaneously in our city.

  • Sir, come back. Country serious

    Sir, come back. Country serious

    Sir, I’ve sent you a telegram. As you head to Kashmir, en route to Korea. We haven’t seen you much in India lately

  • What's Sanskrit for 'awesome'?

    What's Sanskrit for 'awesome'?

    Priya Kumari Smriti Irani. Namaskaraam, namo namah. Put simply, how are you, madam?

  • Of extraneous noise and double standards

    Of extraneous noise and double standards

    Here’s the sequence of events — for the uninformed, Tarun Tejpal’s out on bail.

  • Nat Geo Parsi

    Nat Geo Parsi

    And so I’m sitting in Albless Baug at a Navjote — (for the unintiated, that’s the Parsi thread ceremony to initiate little Perizaads and Khushrus into Zoroastrianism)